Bug 155479 - mails are unreadable after xserver crash
Summary: mails are unreadable after xserver crash
Status: RESOLVED DUPLICATE of bug 121272
Alias: None
Product: kmail
Classification: Applications
Component: general (show other bugs)
Version: unspecified
Platform: Gentoo Packages Linux
: NOR normal (vote)
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: kdepim bugs
Depends on:
Reported: 2008-01-12 13:02 UTC by menschmeier
Modified: 2008-01-12 16:12 UTC (History)
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screen shots shows the destroyed emails (90.25 KB, image/png)
2008-01-12 13:05 UTC, menschmeier

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Description menschmeier 2008-01-12 13:02:40 UTC
Version:           KMail 1.9.7 (using KDE KDE 3.5.8)
Installed from:    Gentoo Packages
Compiler:          gcc (GCC) 4.1.2 (Gentoo 4.1.2 p1.0.2) 
OS:                Linux

This day I had to shutdown my xserver during a running kde seesion by pressing ctrl+alt+backspace.

After this in the restarted kde session kmail/kontact shows the behavior that all mail I try to read got blank and are displayed like this:
Subject. No Subjec
Sender: unknown
Date: unkown

I had to restart the system to stop kmail destroying emails when I click on them.
Comment 1 menschmeier 2008-01-12 13:05:12 UTC
Created attachment 22956 [details]
screen shots shows the destroyed emails
Comment 2 Thomas McGuire 2008-01-12 16:12:41 UTC
Probably only the index files got corrupted during the crash.
Try to delete your index files (~/.kde/share/apps/kmail/mail/[..]/*index*).

This is probably also a duplicate of bug 121272.

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 121272 ***